Tag: Attorney General

“Malta’s judicial appointments do not contravene EU law” – EU Court...

The Attorney General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (EU) has concluded that the process of appointing members of the judiciary in Malta is one that does not contravene EU law.

Fenech files application requesting Theuma to testify in next sitting after...

The defence team of murder suspect Yorgen Fenech have filed an application demanding that the proceedings resume and for middleman Melvin Theuma to return to the witness stand for cross-examination on Tuesday.

Chris Soler becomes State Advocate

Dr Chris Soler will serve as Malta's second state advocate, following the resignation of Dr Victoria Buttigieg a few months into the role before her being appointed as Attorney General.

Judicial review of AG decisions not to prosecute implemented

Two reforms concerning the role of the Attorney General have formally been implemented through the publication of two legal notices.

Fresh call for State Advocate role expected after nobody applied

Questions sent to the Justice Ministry remained unanswered on the issue.

Omtzigt insists with AG for conviction for those involved in Daphne’s...

He expects that Buttigieg will now take immediate and effective action on the 2018 Egrant report.

Appointment Commission for new Attorney General chosen

Three retired judges have been appointed to the Appointment Commission that will oversee the appointment of a new Attorney General, who will be replacing Peter Grech.

Attorney General cites health reasons in resignation letter

Attorney General Peter Grech cited the need to prioritise his health after years of prioritising his job at its expense in the resignation letter he sent to President George Vella, which has been published in full today.

Mercieca inquiry concludes situation should not repeat itself

Former Chief Justice Joseph Azzopardi found no evidence that lawyer Charles Mercieca – who controversially quit the Attorney General’s Office to join the defence team of Yorgen Fenech the next day – committed any wrongdoing in an inquiry he carried out at the government’s request.

Mercieca’s engagement by murder suspect raises suspicion – Omtzigt

In his letter to Attorney General Peter Grech, the Dutch MP referred to the 'disturbing event', and voiced his concern that the timing of the sequence of events which indicate that Mercieca was in contact with Mr Fenech and/or his legal team while he was still working at the Office of the Attorney General.